ERIC Number: EJ1025477
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jun
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 48
The Technology Principal: To Be or Not to Be?
Anthony, Anika Ball; Patravanich, Supawaree
Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, v17 n2 p3-19 Jun 2014
This case provides principal licensure candidates a strategic perspective on leading and managing educational technology initiatives. It presents issues related to vision setting, planning, implementation, organizational structure, and decision making. The case narrative is presented from the perspective of a principal, but it can also be used to prompt reflection from the perspective of a central office administrator such as a superintendent, assistant superintendent, technology director, or professional development coordinator. The case includes a preliminary knowledge-building activity and discussion questions, which, combined, prepare administrators to exercise technology leadership for school improvement through environmental scanning, organizational analysis, and performance measurement.
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Instructional Leadership, Principals, Decision Making, Goal Orientation, Educational Planning, Program Implementation, Administrative Organization, Academic Achievement, Laptop Computers, Middle School Teachers, Teacher Surveys, Barriers, Administrator Education, Case Studies, Strategic Planning, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools; Grade 6; Grade 7; Grade 8
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